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Glad I saved the paper work that came with my Tunze strong magnetic cleaner. I never knew it came with a metal blade. That was my biggest complaint, until today a @Bulk Reef Supply video from 4 years ago popped up on youtube. 10/10 on this cleaner now!

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Leopard wrasse is hard to catch. But here he is in all his glory. Beautiful fish!

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Made a little trade today. Guy I work with gave me two 20 gallon tanks, stand, HOB’s and a ton of other items. Put it for FREE or trade for a 10 gallon. Guy I know gave me a 10 gallon, glass lid and sponge filter for it all!

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The gamma snap on lids are the absolute best for ANY 5 gallon bucket. Air tight! This is where I transfer any salt I buy. Never had a moisture issue. $7 at menards or find it on amazon!

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COLD water! @LiveAquaria salt dropped in, time to warm up and check salinity in the morning! Inkbird controlling the eheim heater.

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Forgot to turn my Inkbird controller back on last Sunday after my water change. Luckily I did a water change today and found it was off. Tank was running 69-70 all week... dumb!

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Alkalinity (Hanna dkh)- 9.3
Calcium (RedSea)- 375
Magnesium (RedSea)- 1240
Phosphates (Hanna phosphorous)- .01
Nitrates (RedSea Low Range)- 4
Nitrates (RedSea High Range)- 5
Salinity (Refractometer)- 1.026

Teats tracked with aquatic log!

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So the diamond tail isn’t doing well... I thought for sure he was gone yesterday. No signs of heavy breathing, and moves around pretty good. Just hasn’t moved much.

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What are the benefits to running two DI stages? My tds coming in is 170ish. I don’t fully understand and maybe tds has nothing to do with it? I’m running the spectrapure CSPDI-90-MF with a booster pump to get me to 80psi coming into the unit.

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What are the benefits to running two DI stages? My tds coming in is 170ish. I don’t fully understand and maybe tds has nothing to do with it? I’m running the spectrapure CSPDI-90-MF with a booster pump to get me to 80psi coming into the unit.

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I use a BRS 5 stage unit 75GPD, with a booster pump. I was reading up on using 2 DI stages and everything I can find suggests its a waste of time. only If the media exhausts in the first DI stage would the second stage have a use.
 

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So the diamond tail isn’t doing well... I thought for sure he was gone yesterday. No signs of heavy breathing, and moves around pretty good. Just hasn’t moved much.
Is it worth giving this fish a freshwater bath? We had a midas blenny that was on a brink of death and a freshwater bath turned his health around literally overnight. Just a thought.
 
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Kids felt like crap on and off since Thursday. Now I’m feeling down. Time to clean some stuff. Wife just left for the week for work. Wish me luck!

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Is it worth giving this fish a freshwater bath? We had a midas blenny that was on a brink of death and a freshwater bath turned his health around literally overnight. Just a thought.
He was swimming crazy this morning, actually caught him with a cup when he was at the top of the tank. Completely missing one eye. Didn’t make it much longer.
 
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